Back to school is right around the corner. Everyone is shopping and getting their clothes, supplies, and food choices ready for the first day. I really don’t know how the lunch at school these days go but when I was coming up you could take your lunch, which I did most days, except when they had pizza or burgers. I loved the bread rolls anytime. … Continue reading What’s For Lunch?
Getting ready for school can be challenging. It is more than getting the right clothes and shoes it includes getting the list of school supplies. When I attended school the list for school supplies were short. It consisted of spirals, number 2 pencils, black pens, Elmer’s glue, ruler and a protractor. This is all I remember. Simple right? Well now the list are a bit … Continue reading Cost-Cutting Ideas for Back To School Shopping
Hey Everyone! I hope your summer is great. It is almost time to head back to school for children and parents. Getting back into that grind can be hard for some. We hope you are enjoying your last days with fun. We, at Ujima, are having a great summer despite the heat. Have you handled the heat well? We have stayed hydrated, and indoors during … Continue reading Are you enjoying the last of summer?
Community Shout Out Immunizations It’s that time again. Yes, you are right, school just let out and now it’s time to think about returning next month. When I was young, I did not like the shots but I loved to new clothes and school supplies. In order for everyone to return to school smoothly, parents need to ensure their children have the proper immunizations. The … Continue reading Shout Out Wednesday!
Austin nonprofit agency Manos de Cristo is set to help thousands of Central Texas children, Pre-K through 5th grades with their annual Back-to-School program July 18-22. The program prepares low-income students for the school year by providing each child with two sets of new clothing, socks, underwear, and a brand new backpack filled with school supplies. WHEN: July 18-22, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday … Continue reading Manos de Cristo Set for Back-to-School Serving 2,000 Low-Income Children